Jörg Leichtfried, Austrian Federal Minister for Transport, Innovation and Technology, explains why it is important and worthwhile to invest properly in the country’s railway network.
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Jörg Leichtfried (Austrian Federal Minister for Transport - Innovation and Technology)
After 17 years of construction and building costs totalling almost €11 billion, the big day finally arrived at the beginning of June 2016: the inauguration of the 57km-long Gotthard Base Tunnel in Switzerland which attracted much international attention highlighting the European dimension of centennial projects of this kind. Together with…